The mission of MCA is to offer the children of the community a firm foundation in their education experience in a Christian-based environment. We believe that each child should be introduced to the learning experience in a manner that will promote and encourage the joy of learning and knowledge that will continue throughout their lives. Intrinsic to the education experience at MCA is the knowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior.
MCA preschool is located in Douglasville, GA and operates under the supervision of the MCA Board of Directors comprised of Midway United Methodist Church Members. Through the support of the church and staff, MCA preschool has grown each year and enriched the program for the children and parents.
MCA Preschool Classes
MCA offers a variety of preschool classes to meet the academic and social needs of the children in the community. MCA uses the Douglas County cutoff date. To enroll in a class, the child must be the appropriate age by September 1st of that year ( i.e. to enroll in a 3 year old class, the child must be three by September 1st).
The Mother’s Morning Out program is an introduction to being in a group and being apart from mom. Social skills are modeled, with much time being spent on exploration and experimentation with toys and art materials. This program includes lots of play and lots of music! Preschool Calendar & Hours
The official preschool hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For the safety and security of the children, all entrances will be locked before and during school hours. Carpool will begin at 8:55 a.m. each morning. At dismissal, the school will be begin carpool at 11:55 a.m. and continue until 12:15 p.m., if necessary.
In regard to school closings due to weather, MCA follows the Douglas County School system. Please consult the local radio and TV stations for Douglas County School closings in inclement weather conditions. In regard to school holidays, the MCA follows the Douglas County system. Sufficient notice will be given to all parents regarding any additional days of no classes.
MCA Preschool Classes Ages 1- Pre-K:
MCA Preschool Registration & Enrollment
Registration for MCA preschool begins in February of the preceding school year. Notice of pending registration is sent out to all current MCA parents. Current students and siblings and members of the Midway United Methodist Church are eligible for registration a month before registration is open to the public. All registration is on a first come, first served basis. For children registering for preschool classes that are filled to capacity, their names will be retained on a waiting list for the duration of the school year. Registration fees are due at the time of registration and are nonrefundable.
For a child to be successfully enrolled in the MCA preschool program various information and forms are required. At the beginning of the school year, each child must have the following forms on file:
Required Enrollment Forms